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Teen Poems | Poems About Life as a Teenager

Teen Poems - Examples of all types of teen poetry to share and read. Poems about life as a teenager explore topics and experiences that are unique to teenagers such as school, emotions, dating, or bullying, etc. Share a read teen poems and then write about your teenage experiences. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for teen.
Premium Member Value of Helping Others
The saddest, maddest children usually find their way to my office. I am the school counselor. They arrive on their own, knocking, or just running in. I always ask if they have permission. Some do, many do not. They need...Read the rest...
Categories: pain, teen,
Form: Narrative

’I can’t believe I thought that’, I told her Wishing it were true. I know friendship is built on truth and trust But I just Can’t let her see it. Expose the expiration of my heart. I won’t wear it on...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, angst, friendship, muse, science,
Form: Free verse
Death of a Romantic
You don’t know any better when you’re first married at three in a plastic princess dress beneath an old oak tree but then fifteen years later it all comes crashing down your mother asks what’s happened you reply with nothing but a...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, 11th grade, feelings, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I pardon no one
Within this ink is a taste so bitter Warn you though I am no quitter I don't follow fake pomp and glitter Find within me a devotion emitter The crosses your bearing, I was for her there log splitter Replacing...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, dad, daughter, devotion, father
Form: Monorhyme
The Guessing Game
I don’t speak, I write. I don’t bark, I bite. Though I don't meet your gaze, You're in my mind all of my days. Notes I send each night, Is your response to my delight? You make me think, oh babe, Is...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, confusion, crush, desire, feelings,
Form: Rhyme

Love’s Whisper
In the quiet hush of the night’s embrace, Where stars ignite and secrets bloom, I pen verses dipped in moonlight, A symphony of longing and tender grace. Your eyes, twin galaxies of wonder, Hold constellations yet...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, beautiful, girlfriend, i love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who Has Ever Said
Each thought to touch each other the earliest possible crossed us; we were close but no total strangers: we were friends avoiding an affair. Who has ever said we had no affection? Our thoughts were war too romantic, they remained unspoken...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, crush, devotion, dream, fate,
Form: Lyric
Starlit Yearnings: A Daughter's Tale
In the quiet corners of her soul, she sighs, A girl in need of a mother's embrace, Longing for arms to comfort her as she sobs, Yearning for love that's magical, consoling and much. She gazes at the stars...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, longing, lost love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Teenagers, oh how they grow, With hormones raging, they are a show! Their taste in music and style that's new, With beats so fresh and fashion so true. They start to date and fall in love Their hearts entwined like...Read the rest...
Categories: age, feelings, for teens,
Form: Rhyme
I Wish I Could Love You
Forbidden love makes everyone think Romeo and Juliet People think we love eachother and we don't know it yet But sometimes there isn't always an obvious Capulet Sometimes we don't want to have to live in our own...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, 10th grade, crush, for
Form: Rhyme
I'm sorry
I'm sorry I must have said something That hurt you few years ago. I apologize How I jokingly but intentionally Made you doubt you. I should feel sorry If that wasn't your day But I didn't...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, best friend, betrayal, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lolita's Sin
Lolita's Sin Lolita's sin is mine alone. She never knew her power. Bubble gum puffy breasts I desired her perfect flower. Her mother died to save her but she...Read the rest...
Categories: conflict, desire, innocence, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Pains
One spring, within its patient cross To summer's gain from winter's loss, With flowers varied colors hue A girl befriended someone new in her life. Someone quite special she had found To share deep secrets, volumes bound, Of special thoughts and memories...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, emotions, fate, feelings, first
Form: Rhyme
a button a magnet
A button a magnet Oh how connected i am to you Like a down of a thistle A button, maybe two. A world full of wonderful things to do, I found one like you. A button a magnet A...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, 8th grade, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
It stresses me out Why does everything stress me out I'm not a bad person I am a good student It stresses me out I turn it in on time I got a good grade But is it enough It stresses me out Will...Read the rest...
Categories: teen, deep, emotions, lost, society,
Form: Free verse

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